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Media, war, and postmodernity

Phil Hammond

Media, war, and postmodernity

by Phil Hammond

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media and war,
  • War in mass media,
  • War and society,
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects,
  • History, Modern -- 1945-1989,
  • History, Modern -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip Hammond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.W35 .H35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17890582M
    ISBN 109780415374934, 9780415374941, 9780203934173
    LC Control Number2007014296

      The increasing importance of the mass media. The post-modern era has witnessed a huge expansion in media technology. The rise of digital media, especially the internet, has lead to a massive and unprecedented increase in the number of people using the media; a huge increase in the diversity of media products both factual and fictional; an increase in the number of people creating . Book review: Philip Hammond Media, War and Postmodernity London: Routledge, viii + pp. ISBN 0 6 (hbk), 0 4 (pbk) Bill Durodié Cranfield University, UK.

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This volume brings together key debates within cultural studies, media studies, criminology and sociology on the relationship between the media and crime in a postmodern society. The debate has been highlighted by controversies on the effects of media portrayals of violence and crime on the community at large. Contents. Part one: Rethinking Audiences battle between television and its audiences the politics of empirical audience research technologies, audience measurement, and the tactics of television consumption raphy and radical contextualism in audience studies Part two: Gendered Audiences amatic identifications: television fiction and women's fantasy st.

    Reflections on Modernity and Postmodernity Marshall McLuhan emerged as a guru of the emergent electronic media culture. His book Understanding Media () was celebrated as providing key insights into the but an explosive force that competes with other media. McLuhan uses the metaphor of war to describe the process through which print File Size: KB.   Digital media were used extensively to copy the original works of the modernist period during the postmodernism period. What is the difference between Modernism and Postmodernism? • Period: • Modernism flourished between s and s; preferably till when World War II ended. • Postmodernism began after modernism.


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‘Media, War and Postmodernity is an ambitious work [which] explores the link between rising numbers of military engagements overseas and the demise of social cohesion or clarity of purpose at an and postmodernity book when illiberal liberals demand action in Darfur, Burma, Iran and even China, this book is a welcome reminder that maybe we should.

Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high-tech media spectacles, apparently more important for their propaganda value than for any strategic aims.

Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the s and the War on Terror, the book analyzes Brand: Taylor And Francis. 'Media, War and Postmodernity is an important book that explains how 'weak values' in the West have a tragic habit of provoking violence in the most unexpected of places.' Frank Furedi, The Spiked Review of Books'An invaluable guide' - 7 Days'Hammond provides an excellent discussion of contemporary warfare [and] makes a difficult subject.

Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high-tech media spectacles, apparently more important for their propaganda value than for any strategic aims.

Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the s and the War on Terror, the book Cited by: Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high-tech media spectacles, apparently more important for their propaganda value than for any strategic aims.

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Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the s and the War on Terror, the book Author: Philip Hammond. The book is not a critique of the media nor an inquiry into the changing nature of warfare and conflict.

Rather, it focuses on the usefulness of "postmodernity" and "postmodern thought" as a means of understanding, analysing and interrogating the nature of contemporary politics and international relations.

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By Philip Hammond. as when Der Derian argues that ‘a revolution in networked forms of digital media has transformed the way advanced societies conduct war and make peace’. For Der Derian Cited by: 1.

Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high. Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high-tech media spectacles, apparently more important for their propaganda value than for any strategic aims.

Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the s and the War on Terror, the book analyzes. At the same time, they reinterpret key cultural representations of the war from a postmodern perspective.

The result is a book that poses important challenges to both Vietnam War studies and postmodern studies, at once reshaping the ways postmodernity is conceived and reminding us of the war's enduring significance in contemporary cultural history.

Postmodernity (post-modernity or the postmodern condition) is the economic or cultural state or condition of society which is said to exist after modernity (In this context, "modern" is not used in the sense of "contemporary", but merely as a name for a specific period in history).

Some schools of thought hold that modernity ended in the late 20th century – in the s or early s. by Andreas Saugstad The media are dominating our culture.

We live in the information age, not only because of the internet, but because of TV channels, radio-channels, newspapers, magazines and books. As the CNN ad says: "you are what you know" - information is essential to our times.

In my country of Norway, Reality TV. Media, War and Postmodernity. New York and London: Routledge, Working from Baudrillard’s observation in The Gulf War Did Not Take Place that postmodern war is “the absence of politics pursued by other means” ( 30), Philip Hammond sets out to explore the nature of post-political conflict against the backdrop of the postmodern.

Book Media, War and Postmodernity () Philip Hammond, London South Bank University; Download Disciplines. Film and Media Studies; Publication Date.

Publisher. Routledge ISBN. Citation Information. Philip Hammond. Media, War and Postmodernity. London(). Book review: Philip Hammond Media, War and Postmodernity London: Routledge, viii + pp. ISBN 0 6 (hbk), 0 4 (pbk)Author: Bill Durodie.

Book review of ' Media, War and Postmodernity by Philip Hammond '. / Durodie, B. In: Media, War & Conflict, Vol. 1, No. 1,p. Research output Author: Bill Durodié.Oral Culture: One way to understand the transformative but largely unnoticed changes effected by new technologies is to think about the way that the printed word changed our way of thinking about the can then help students to start thinking about the ways postmodern technologies (like the computer, the television, film, and mechanical image production) might be subtly but.Postmodernity has been said [by whom?] to have gone through two relatively distinct phases, the first beginning in the late s and s and ending with the Cold War (when analog media with limited bandwidth encouraged a few, authoritative media channels) and the second beginning at the end of the Cold War (marked by the spread of cable.